Lead the overall POD teams (design/development) in the creation of short and long-term strategies, tactical product executions and innovations that position PUMA as the leader in Performance Apparel
Execute and manage the product process from clear briefs to range launch.
Provide briefs which give clear product direction and information to development and design partners.
Manage and execute to designated calendar milestones.
Meet category financial targets as set by the corporation.
Analyze and report category business performance on a monthly basis.
Maintain all of the product information systems as needed.
Responsible for the presentations of the Performance range, both internally to Puma merchandising and sales, and externally to key retailers / partners.
Develop and manage an effective working relationship between merchandising, sales, and marketing to effectively plan new product line introductions.
Travel domestically and internationally to build market / retailer network for consistent product feedback in our key markets.
Manage and grow one direct report
Preferably Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or Finance
8 + years international Apparel product management experience with top tier international sports company.
Excellent communication and speaking skills.
Credible knowledge of international fashion as well as technical consumer trends and market dynamics.
General knowledge of international retail environment.
Strong leadership skills, high initiative, high energy, passion, decisiveness, and an eye for detail.
Strong analytical skills.
PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.
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About PUMA North America, Inc.
At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture. That hustler’s spirit can be felt across PUMA categories, partnerships, offices, and countries. And we are always in search of talent that can help us set the pace at which sport and culture collide, as well as finding better ways to connect and collaborate with our communities.